The founders of the Ukrainian music festival Respublica decided to move the event to the game Minecraft.
In the game, they rebuild the locations of the festival – the castle, its surroundings, stages, and dressing rooms – to “fully immerse” in the atmosphere of the event. Due to quarantine restrictions, this year’s Respublica festival is implemented in two formats: online and in Minecraft, where the main locations of the festival will be “built”.
Now anyone can get to the festival – just download the game and join the server. The festival will be possible not only to watch online but also to interact with the surrounding space with the help of your own volunteer guide in real-time. It will become a kind of personalized avatar, which the user will control by voice.
ByteDance refused to sell the American segment of TikTok to Microsoft, it chose the IT company Oracle.
ByteDance intends to make a statement calling Oracle a “reliable technology partner” in the United States. The planned deal will not be a direct sale of TikTok’s assets, but rather a partnership. Some ByteDance investors, including US investment companies Sequoia Capital and General Atlantic, will receive stakes in the joint venture, which will be established under the agreement.
The next step is to approve the agreement between the White House and the US Foreign Investment Committee.
It will be recalled that on August 7, US President Donald Trump signed two decrees prohibiting US citizens from entering into transactions and transactions with Chinese companies ByteDance and Tencent. These companies own TikTok and WeChat.
For the first time, was created a camera that shoots with a resolution of 3200 megapixels.
Scientists at the US Department of Energy’s National SLAC Accelerator Laboratory have obtained the world’s first 3,200-megapixel photos using the world’s largest digital camera.
In the future, the camera will be installed on an observation telescope, which is currently being built in Chile at the Vera Rubin Observatory. Once installed, the camera will capture panoramic images of the entire southern hemisphere for ten years. The data will form the basis of the largest astronomical atlas in history – LSST (Legacy Survey of Space and Time). It is estimated that it will include a description of about twenty billion galaxies.
TikTok presented an alternative fashion week.
The platform will broadcast fashion shows, various interviews and tips on creating fashion images. Various content will be broadcast from today until October 8.
“We have witnessed how the fashion industry has rethought what luxury fashion means for culture and society. With the help of TikTok you can touch fashion without leaving home. Which is very relevant today,” TikTok said.
The Realme 7 smartphone, which was introduced last week, went on sale yesterday and set a record.
The company is promoting it as a replacement for the previously released Realme 6. According to the company, more than 180,000 Realme 7 smartphones were sold during the first sale, which devastated stocks. Realme has promised to replenish them soon before the next sale, scheduled for September 17.
The Realme 7 is equipped with a 6.5-inch FullHD + LCD display with an image refresh rate of 90 Hz, as well as a single-chip MediaTek Helio G95 system. The smartphone runs Android 10 with a user interface Realme UI.
Reactions to posts appeared in the most popular Viber messenger in Ukraine.
Reactions are available in Android and iOS applications, as well as in desktop versions. There are 5 emoticons to choose from – heart, laughter, surprise, sadness and anger.
To put the appropriate reaction to the post in the group – you need to hold the heart next to the photo or link, and then select the desired smile.
The presentation of the new Apple gadgets will take place on September 15, 2020 at 10:00 am (20:00 Kyiv time).
Recently, there have been many rumors that Apple will be forced to postpone its presentation due to problems related to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the company still announced a presentation of new products. In September, Apple traditionally presents a new line of flagship smartphones.
A new generation of iPhone 12 is likely to be unveiled on September 15. Insiders also say that they are announcing a new generation of Apple Watch 6 smartphones along with smartphones. Series 6. The presentation of smartphones will take place no earlier than October.
The Commission for the Recognition of Sports has included e-sports in the official sports of Ukraine.
Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation Oleksandr Bornyakov said that after the recognition, e-sports becomes part of the Ukrainian economy.
“After all, holding competitions, developing infrastructure and developing games can significantly replenish the country’s budget and open up new opportunities and prospects,” he wrote.
Microsoft released Windows XP in 2001.
NetMarketShare analysts have found that millions of computers around the world still run this outdated operating system.
According to last month, 1.26% of all laptops and desktops worldwide run on Windows XP. This is higher than for younger Windows 8 (0.57%), ChromeOS (0.42%) and Windows Vista (0.12%)
Windows XP was discontinued in April 2014. That is, Microsoft does not provide security updates for this operating system.
Apple has released the seventh beta version of iOS 14 for developers.
Assembly Number – 18A5369b In this update, the company fixed bugs and improved system stability. The firmware size is about 418 MB. You can download iOS 14 beta 7 right now “over the air”.
In addition to the usual changes for updates such as improved stability and debugging, iOS 14 beta 7 includes innovations in the wallpaper collection: now for popular wallpapers with rainbow stripes, a dark version has become available.
Vivo has shown a “smartphone-chameleon”, which changes the color of the body at the request of the user.
The peculiarity of the technology of variable color change of the case is the use of special electrochromic glass. Under the influence of electric current with different characteristics, glass is able to change color.
The gadget is able to change its gradient color from sapphire blue to silvery white. The manufacturer has provided a hardware key to start the color change process.
According to a Vivo spokesman, this was made possible by electrochromic tinted glass using the method used for windows.
The mobile application “Diya” will introduce a qualified electronic signature “Smart Action”.
Actions users will receive a signature free of charge and completely online. It will be created on the basis of data from the Unified State Demographic Register and the information system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The signature will be valid for six months. Then the user must again go through the identification procedure using the program and face recognition technology FaceID.
With an electronic signature it will be possible to sign documents, receive financial, administrative, commercial services via a smartphone. We will remind that the application “Diya” started working in Ukraine in the beginning of February, in it all necessary documents in electronic form have to be stored.